Lawrence Kumpf, Artistic Director

Matthew Walker, Development Director

Bob Bellerue, Tech Director

Eve Essex, Marketing & Outreach Director

Amirtha Kidambi, Operations Director


Tom van den Bout, Board Chair
Partner, NVda

Jeanne Lutfy, Vice Chair

Tony Conrad, Artistic Chair
Professor, University at Buffalo

Marianne Berry,
Managing Director, Auriemma Consulting Group

Marcus Brauer
Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc.

Steve Buscemi
Actor and Director

R. Luke DuBois
Brooklyn Experimental Media Center

Kathleen Forde
Independent Curator/Producer
Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul

Sarah Garvey
Communications Consultant
Publicity Manager, BAM

David Grubbs
Associate Professor, Brooklyn College, CUNY

Jeremy Hurewitz
Gerson Lehrman Group

Branden Joseph
Frank Gallipoli Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, Columbia University

John Latona
Management Consultant

Jan Larsen
Moody's Analytics

Robert Longo

Stephen Maine

Margo Somma
Vice President, Corporate Planning at American Express

Steve Wax


Suzanne Fiol (5/9/60 – 10/5/09)


Yoko Ono, Honorary Chair
Jo Andres
Paul Auster
William Basinski
Robert D. Bielecki
Rhys Chatham
Shahzad Ismaily
Bob Holman
Jim Jarmusch
John Jesurun
Branden Joseph
Charlotta Kotik
Zach Layton
Jonathan Lethem
Alan Licht
Evan Lurie
John Lurie
Tony Martin
Erwin Maas
Rick Moody
Stephan Moore
Julian Schnabel
Elliott Sharp
Danny Simmons
Carl Skelton
Mark Stewart
Edwin Torres
John Turturro
Kate Valk
Anne Waldman
Hal Willner
Robert Wilson
Lawrence "Butch" Morris (1947-2013)


ISSUE gratefully acknowledges current and past support from the following organizations:

Aaron Copland Fund for Music
American Scandinavian Foundation
Annenberg Foundation
Arnow Family Fund
Asian Cultural Council
BAI Group, Inc.
Barbara Lee Family Foundation
Brooklyn Arts Council
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz
The Casement Fund
CHORA, A Project of the Metabolic Studio*
Dedalus Foundation
The Edwards Foundation Arts Fund
Experimental Television Center
Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Four Star Air Conditioning
The Golden Rule Foundation
Greenwall Foundation
Independence Community Foundation
Japan Foundation NY
James E. Robison Foundation
Jerome Foundation
Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg
mediaThe foundation, inc.
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
The National Endowment for the Arts
The Netherland America Foundation
Netherlands Cultural Services
New Music USA's Cary New Music Performance Fund
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
New York City Council
New York City Council Member Stephen Levin
New York City Council Member Dominic Recchia, Jr.
New York State Council on the Arts
NV/da, LLC
Robert D. Bielecki Foundation, Inc.
Two Trees Management Co., LLC